It's all fine and good that I can self-publish whatever I feel like (like awesomely weird J-Pop videos or ambiguously worded cat photo albums) here on the glorious internet, but it's entirely different thing to have something published in printed form. The kind people at the publication, Another
Long story short, I'm hugely famous in Japan now and will probably never be returning to the America (or even leaving this volcano filled island). Here's how it happened: I've just spent three hours dragging myself through 4,000 vertical feet (1,200 m) of boulder field to the saddle beneath
I was recently asked by DJ Jess from BreakThru Radio to do an interview for her podcast Twenty-Something Traveler. Being the gentleman that I am (and since having a conversation with someone is far more enjoyable than responding to an email that goes something like, "Hey! I want to interview you!